Callum is Head of Technology and Commercial. He has worked in the field of information and communications technology law for over 18 years and has a life-long passion for technology. He specialises in a broad range of technology and sourcing projects for clients on both customer and supplier side, principally in the regulated utilities, financial services and public sectors. This includes ICT procurement and sourcing, cloud and agile deals, technology partner arrangements, multi-sourcing & SIAM/Towers, networks deals and AD/AM, amongst others.
Callum is a recognised thought-leader in Technology, having been named in the UK Lawyer magazine’s “Hot 100” of 2018, in The Times’ 2016 Digital List of 100 people from Scotland’s digital technologies industry who are “changing the world” and won the Leadership Award at the 2018 ScotlandIS Digital Tech Awards.
He is a published co-author of “Outsourcing” (September 2015, Globe Law & Business), and features in a number of other publications, including “LinkedIn for Lawyers” (2nd. Edition, 2015, LexisNexis NZ). He also blogs and speaks regularly at conferences, tailored client training, and on webinars.
Callum is a serving Board Member of ScotlandIS, the representative trade body for the digital industries in Scotland, and is a member of the Law Society of Scotland Technology Committee. He has senior in-house experience, having completed a six month secondment to the commercial contracts and projects team of a major financial services organisation.
“has a formidable market reputation for his IT work”; “sources say he is ‘exceptionally good in negotiations" and find his "clarity of thinking extraordinary’”
“He is professional, proficient and eminently approachable. He is a very good communicator and great at integrating with the business and the drivers behind the IT services.”
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